SIGGRAPH 2003 Calls for Participation; Annual International Conference Seeking Exceptional Work in Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques

Conference: 27 - 31 July 2003
Exhibition: 29 - 31 July 2003
Location: San Diego Convention Center
San Diego, California USA

CHICAGO, IL, Sept. 6, 2002 -- SIGGRAPH 2003, the 30th International Conference on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques, which will be held 27 - 31 July, at the San Diego Convention Center, is seeking exceptional work for its programs and experiences as well as volunteers for its services. The Call for Participation is available at

"Our industry is dynamic. Every year new research yields new techniques that enable greater creativity," said Alyn Rockwood, SIGGRAPH 2003 Conference Chair, from Colorado School of Mines. "Through our Call for Participation, the SIGGRAPH 2003 committee is seeking work from scientists, researchers, and educators that presents the latest technical advances as well as creative implementations of computer graphics technology in art, animation, gaming, interactivity, visualization, and Web applications."

The SIGGRAPH 2003 Call for Participation is looking for both first-time and veteran contributors in three areas: presentations, experiences, and services. The presentations are Courses, Educators Program, Papers, Sketches and Applications, and Web Graphics. The experiences are Art Gallery CG03: Computer Graphics 2003, Computer Animation Festival, and Emerging Technologies: Electronic Speedway. The call is also seeking volunteers and support for services, which are GraphicsNet, International Resources, Pathfinders, and Student Opportunities. Detailed information on how to submit and the submission deadlines can be found at

The Exhibition

Get up-close and hands-on with the newest hardware systems, software tools, and creative services from hundreds of companies. SIGGRAPH 2003 hosts the year's largest, most comprehensive exhibition of products and services for the computer graphics and interactive marketplace, featuring the industry's established leaders and emerging challengers 29 - 31 July. For complete information on SIGGRAPH 2003 conference & exhibition visit:

SIGGRAPH 2003 Marketing & Media
              Smith, Bucklin & Associates
              Sheila Hoffmeyer or Ann Reichert
              Phone: +1.312.644.6610 ext. 5811; Fax: +1.312.245.1083

              SIGGRAPH 2003 Conference Management
              Smith, Bucklin & Associates
              Phone: +1.312.321.6830; Fax: +1.312.321.6970

              SIGGRAPH 2003 Exhibition Management
              Hall-Erickson Inc.                          
              Mike Weil
              Phone: +1.630.434.7779; Fax: +1.630.434.1216

      ACM SIGGRAPH, the leading professional society for computer graphics and interactive
  techniques, sponsors SIGGRAPH 2003. Information on ACM SIGGRAPH membership and other
  conferences and activities can be found at


               Sheila Hoffmeyer/Ann Reichert, 312/644-6610 ext. 5811
               Fax: 312/245-1083